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. >>> later today, president obama meets with a group of lawmakers who don't like what's happening in the nsa, the white house is defending the agency's controversial domestic surveillance programs even as new information leaks about the nsa's ability to monitor everything you do online. >> reporter: the obama administration under attack for its surveillance programs. national security agency director keith alexander heckled. >> i don't trust you. >> i haven't lied to congress. >> reporter: while congress questions is the nsa spying on us? and who is accountable for edward snowden's leaks? >> anyone offered to resign from this? >> reporter: the administration declassified more documents in an effort to show that the surveillance is vital to national security even as a new article by glenn greenwald unveiled new information from snowden. greenwald said it proves that nsa can see everything you can do. >> with no overnight, no supervision, prior to search, enter an ip address, they can discover your internet connections. >> i sitting at my desk certainly had the authority to wiretap anyone. >>
and consulates closed bit obama administration a little earlier this month, you remember, because of a terrorist threat. it will only provide limited services since most of the employees were ordered to leave the country. that was weeks ago. britain and germany are reopening their embassies in yemen as well. >>> security forces in pakistan using 100 tons of metric bombmaking materials. terrorists taken into custody in the town of quetta. they found 80 tons ready to explode. >>> we're hear from david miranda and this happened after the detention on sunday flying from berlin carrying materials bound for a filmmaker. he tells anderson cooper that authorities took his laptop, phone and questioned him for hours leaving him afraid of what might happen. >> they changed agents. playing good cop/bad cop, all of them was telling me if i did not cooperate, i was going to jail. they did that for eight hours straight. they didn't let me get my lawyer. >> they're trying to interview him in the interview process and intimidate journalists and trying to get out out of the our job. >> british officials are defen
syria. president obama confident the government poisoned their own people. will the u.s. do anything about it? we are live. . >>> thousands of fast food workers taking to the streets demanding a better wage. >>> a new warning this morning about the deadly dangers of tylen tylenol. good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start." i'm poppy harlow. >> it is friday, 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> will the u.s. go it alone for a military strike in syria? it may have to. britain is out, voting against military action. prime minister david cameron may not like it, but saying the people have spoken. it comes as president obama briefs congressional leaders on syria and u.s. intelligence suggest the assad regime was preparing for a massive chemical attack. here is dana bash. >> reporter: top officials insisted on a thursday night conference call, they have no doubt the assad regime in syria is behind deadly attacks there. secretaries of defense, states and others back that up that the u.s. intercepted communications from a high-level syrian official that indicates they were responsible for the w
time as the crisis worsens. arwa, thank you so much. we'll have more from president obama. chris cuomo interviewed him. that's coming up at 6:00 a.m. eastern. >>> in lebanon, there's word of an air strike. israeli defense forces saying they went after a target for a series of rockets fired. the rockets caused damage. no casualties. an al qaeda linked militant group claimed responsibility. >>> a military base long thought to be part of the nuclear program has been paved over. satellite pictures reviewed by the institute of science and security show large parts of the base, south of tehran are covered with asphalt. u.n. inspectors have been trying to get into that base for years to check on the work. >>> former egyptian leader hosni mubarak in a hospital this morning. he's under house arrest after he was released from jail. he served two years in prison. he was in prison more than two years as he faced charges that he directed the killing of protesters against his rule in the days before, ousted from pow. he faces a retrial on the charges. >>> the american soldier who slaughtered 16 afgh
of damascus. the obama administration is making it clear they believe chemical weapons were used and blames the assad regime as u.n. inspectors continue to look into the attack and who may be behind it. fred is the only reporter in damascus. he joins us live this morning. what are inspectors planning to do today and what is the government saying? >> reporter: hi, michaela. the weapons inspectors are planning to go out again. our understanding is they plan to visit the eastern suburbs of damascus. that's what we are hearing on the ground. it's a place that apparently had the highest death toll in the alleged attack that happened last wednesday. yesterday, of course, the weapons inspectors went out to western suburbs of damascus and their vehicles got shot at. they managed to get on the ground. they gathered valuable information, soil samples and other samples. they were able to speak to doctors as well as victims of the alleged attack last wednesday. the inspectors, so far, have not gone out today. what's happened is earller today, the head of the u.n. in addition went out with the u.n. high
line. president obama confident that syria used chemical weapons to kill hundreds of its people. what will the united states do about it? we are live. >> he broke a law. he confessed and he got to walk away. >> a mother's fury when the man who raped her 14-year-old daughter is sentenced to just 30 days in jail. the judge behind the sentence explaining himself. >> worms in the water? worms in the water. an oklahoma community warned not to drink from the tap. good morning, everyone. >> welcome to "early start." what a thought to begin the show with. >> it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> up first, president obama says there is no doubt syria used chemical weapons on its own people and that cannot go unpunished. how the u.s. will respond is unknown. the white house plans to release the evidence that points to the assad regime. military assets are in place for a syrian strike. we have more from cnn concerned barbara starr. >> reporter: president obama hasn't decided what to do but is determined to hold syria accountable. >> we want the assad regime to know using chemical weapons against wome
additional days. another official told cnn the obama administration is monitoring threats against the american embassy in yemen. the move came on the same day president obama met with the president of wremen who has cracked down on al qaeda. >> what we've seen is al qaeda in the peninsula or aqap move back territories it controlled. sfroo barbara starr, cnn, the pentagon. >> the american consulate in jerusalem were among the diplomatic posts shut down last sunday. that's where cnn's vladimir is standing by. what's the latest? >> reporter: hey, john. well, even as we were setting up for this shot, official from the u.s. consulate right behind me here asked what we were doing and then proceeded to tell us that they are on heightened alert, that they have just this morning themselves security officials outside of the u.s. consulate received a warning that there are credible threats across all embassies in the middle east. in addition to that, we know that today is -- millions in iran and across the muslim world have been called on by the iranian foreign ministry to protest the palest
of it. >> president obama on the record for the first time on the terror threat that shut down more than a dozen american embassies and consulates. >>> i'm begging to you let my daughter go. you've taken everything else. >> a father's desperate plea after his ex-wife is murdered. his children go missing. and the man police say is responsible is on the run. >>> and deadly blooding in the midwest. a state emergency declared. a town evacuated. and there is still more rain on the way. >>> good morning to you. welcome to "early start." happy you're with us this morning, i'm zoraida sambolin. >> and i'm john berman, it's wednesday, 5:00 a.m. in the east. >>> and president obama is speaking out for the terror threat that led to the closures overseas. on nbc the president said a worldwide shut down and temporary shutdown over the world was necessary and it was warranted. >> it's significant enough that we're taking every precaution. we had already done a lot to bolster embassy security around the world. but especially in the middle east and north africa where the threats tend to be high of the.
and escalate this time. >> reza, the obama administration is being careful with the choice of words here. they are calling it a reprogramming of some funds while the review is under way. what is the aid that is being held up? >> reporter: this is military aid and funding. some apache helicopters are not going to be delivered. several weeks ago, f-16 jet fighters were held back. essentially, it seems, washington is giving itself some flexibility. the option of turning off aid if this conflict escalates more. at least for now, they haven't made the official word that they are cutting off aid and again, if you take a step back and look at things, all the pressure and messages coming from washington, the rhetoric, these moves, no effect on this interim backed government. there are increasing signs that what they want to do is dismantle and wipe out the muslim brotherhood. >> thank you for that report. egypt's military rulers have a strong supporter this morning. saudi arabia, king abdullah condemning the muslim brotherhood and backing the violent government crackdown that killed close to 1,0
president obama for a pardon. if it falls through, he could be eligible for parole in seven years. >>> the court-martialed army psychiatrist who is representing himself will only be allowed to speak within his roles as a lawyer and not use jihad as part of a closing argument. he offered no defense. he did not testify and questioned no witnesses. >>> president obama kicks off a two-day bus tour with a stop at the university of buffalo. he's going to announce a new plan to make colleges more accountable and affordable by rating them and linking the ratings to financial aid. it would rank colleges by looking at tuition, graduation rates, earnings of graduates and percentage of lower income student who is attend. >>> vice president biden's son beau is expected to be releaseed from the hospital today. he underwent a successful medical procedure at a cancer center in houston. he was hospitalized after becoming weak and disoriented. it's not clear what the proce procedure was. the vice president says she's in great shape. >>> fire crews against a massive wildfire burning near california'
with the latest from damascus. thank you so much for that. >>> as the world is watching syria, the obama administration trying to figure out what to do if inspectors find they used chemical weapons against their own people. chris lawrence has more on that. we want to warn you, some of the images are very graphic in the report. >> reporter: the bombs are falling, the accusations flying. now the pressure is on president obama to defend his red line on chemical weapons, which rebels claim killed more than 1,000 people in syria. >> we cannot sit still. we have to move and move quickly. >> u.s. and british officials claim british forced shelled it so much it corrupted any evidence the u.n. might find this week. a u.s. official tells cnn behind the scenes, multiple international sources have already collected evidence from that sight. the official says the sources took tissue samples and other evidence shortly after the attack and being analyzed in secure locations. that's why the white house tone changed so quickly from friday's get the inspectors in to sunday's, it's too late to be credible.
. >> we begin awaiting word from the obama administration on what it plans to do in the wake of deadly chemical attacks outside of damascus. the white house insisting there will be a response, but a decision has not yet been made. frederik pleitgen is the only western television journalist inside the capital. he's been to one area where he said chemical weapons were used. fred, good morning to you. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, michaela. this is the zamalka district. is this the place where there was allegedly the highest death toll after that alleged attack. this is a devastating scene even several days since that attack. let's just have a look. a cloud over lot in the damascus suburb of zamalka, this is actually a mass raid and the bodies of those killed. there's very little space left as one resident shows us, and even that space may be occupied with many unidentified bodies in the local field hospital. a lot of them children. the hospital staff said they're trying to find relatives so the corpses can be buried. others can be recovered this man said he was trying to help victims.
. >>> president obama heads to phoenix to talk about home ownership. the president is expected to lay out the plan to keep the housing recovery humming. he heads to burbank, california to make his sixth appearance on the tonight show with jay leno. >>> fire crews in oregon making progress on a wildfire. weather conditions do not promise help. five fires burning in two oregon counties. 52,000 acres destroyed. the largest is 16% contained. >> indra petersons is tracking the weather for us. >> it's a mixed bag. there's relief on the way. storms are headed their way. it takes time. it's been so dry, the low that should bring the relief is going to bring more lightning that could start more wildfires. it's so dry out there. the rainfall moistens up the atmosphere before it hits the ground. they have potential lightning strikes and wind today. they will get the relief they need in the form of rain. keeping in trend, the west coast, this is the outlook for august. cool on the east coast. take a look at what is expected in texas today. we are talking heat index from 100 to 108. temperatures a good five to
of the violence, the u.s. canceled joint military with them. president obama is calling on both sides to stop. >> the egyptian people deserve better than what we have seen over the last several days. to the egyptian people, let me say the cycle of violence and escalation needs to stop. we call on the egyptian authorities to respect the universal rights of the people. we call on those who are protesting to do so peacefully and condemn the attacks we have seen by protesters including on churches. >> the state department is said to be reviewing the egyptian aid programs. the administration has so far resisted calls to stop giving $1.5 billion in military and economic assistance to the egyptian government. >> al qaeda, a growing threat inside iraq. that comes from secretary of state, john kerry. kerry bluntly accused them of launching assault against innocent iraqis carrying out bombings. leaders met in washington on thursday, at least two dozen people killed in a wave of bombings in backgrounds. >>> new warnings about power plants. the nuclear proliferation project says every one of the 107 nucl
of words is brewing between president obama and the father of the man who admitted leaking details of the nsa surveilness programs. dan lothian explains. >> reporter: president obama on vacation mode in martha's vineyard showing frustration after missing a putt. edward snowden's father appeared on a talk show taking aim at the president and a congressman who labeled his son as a traitor. >> my son spoke the truth. he sacrificed more than the president or peter king has ever in their political lives. >> reporter: he was talking about the prevacation news conference. the younger snowden's actions created good. >> i don't think he was a patriot. he's been charged with three felonies. >> reporter: snowden's father will travel to russia to help his son fight the charges. >> we have a date, which we won't disclose. >> reporter: it's the frenzy that snowden claims it will make it difficult for his son to get a fair hearing if he returns to the u.s. >> i want my son to come home if the justice system is going to be applied correctly. >> reporter: dan lothian, cnn, martha's vineyard. >>> in
. president obama decided not to meet with putin in moscow next month. today's meeting will likely include a discussion of granting temporary asylum to edward snowden. >> they have a lot to talk about. >> yes. >>> a change in student loan rates. president obama will sign a measure to drop rates to 3.9% for undergrads. future rates will be tied to financial markets meaning they could rise if the economy improves. loan rates doubled last month. >> tell me how my tomatoes were? >> they were the heirloom tomato tomatoes. the little ones were what? >> cherry. >> unbelievable. you didn't know you were growing tomatoes. >> once i found out, i was part of the operation. >> thank you. >>> ten minutes after the hour. this is awful. a teenage girl brutally bullied online hangs herself. how two teenage boys are being charged in the case. >>> he will never work again. a man holding one of three power ballwining tickets. what he will do with the money plus what we learned overnight about the other winners. ♪ ♪ i've got something for you too. (announcer) fancy feast delights with cheddar. a meal that
? the obama administration. they overturned them being pulled from the market. apple infringed on samsung patents. obama administration jumped in in the nick of time before the deadline. samsung is disappointed with the move and that rivalry between apple and samsung will continue. >> i love that. samsung device. >> so do a lot of people. >> for the record, i have an iphone, but i love the samsung. that may be my next one. thank you. do you have more for us? >> i do. i got so excited with samsung and apple. the boston globe has a buyer, the owner of the boston red sox. it was a deal. it sold for $70 million. "the new york times" paid more 20 years ago. newspapers across the country are hit hard as more people read the paper online. i read mine online. this is a trend. >> the globe is still a phenomenal paper. they have been huge for the last 20 years. big controversy. the local paper is owned by the biggest sports team. >> it will be on the front and back now. >> they want to know if they can be as objective as they want to be about the red sox. >> of course. >> 26 minutes past the hour.
over the line. >>> coming up, president obama refusing a meeting with russia's president. what is causing a rift between these two world leaders. >>> three people killed, others wounded when a gunman opened fire at a town meeting. could all of this been presented? we'll explain after the break. with so much competition, finding the right job is never easy. but with the nation's largest alumni network, including those in key hiring positions, university of phoenix can help connect you to a world of opportunity. ♪ you're not made of money, so don't overpay for boat insurance. geico, see how much you could save. >>> so it really does seem like a new cold war could be brewing. the white house says president obama will not meet with russian president vladimir putin around an international summit in that country. phil black is live in moscow for us. you can feel the frost all the way over here. >> reporter: yeah, john, the key trigger for calling off the meeting is the name we have come to know so well, snowden and russia's decision to offer him asylum. this is a cubecause of disag
. >> thank you. >>> what president obama did on the day of the raid that killed osama bin laden. have you heard this? have you seen this famous photo of the president when the raid was taking place? his former body man tells a lunch at the ucla the president wanted a distraction while events were unfolding. he spent part of the day playing cards in the private dining room. >> most people were down in the situation room. he said i'm not going to be here. i can't watch this entire thing. he, myself, the photographer, we played, we must have played 15 hands, 15 games of spades. >> he called it a very, very long day. >> can you imagine? >> that's how you decompress. >> the night before the comedy routine. this alternative world and lifestyle going on while one of the most intricate military operations in the world. fascinating. >>> ten minutes after the hour, coming up here -- >> i believe in the power of forgiveness. i believe in the power of redempti redemption. >> jesse jackson jr. is going to spend months in jail from spending money from his own campaign. is his political career really ov
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